Unlined italian stylish loafers in manhattan?

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  1. AvariceBespoke

    AvariceBespoke Senior member

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    What are some of the best places to shop for loafers - good selection of stylish loafers... not too stuffy / conservative ... a happy medium would be nice.

    great quality but young/modern
     


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    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    If you're talking about the ones everyone in Italy is wearing right now and constantly depicted on the Sartorialist, go to Belgian Shoes on 55th, off Park.
     


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    Like these?
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    teddieriley Senior member

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    Wait, you smell that?
    JM Weston has nice loafers, if you're into that.
     


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    and yes, the picture dr. no posted are of belgian shoes.
     


  6. AvariceBespoke

    AvariceBespoke Senior member

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    If you're talking about the ones everyone in Italy is wearing right now and constantly depicted on the Sartorialist, go to Belgian Shoes on 55th, off Park.

    oh mr. fan - you always read my mind. bless you [​IMG]
     


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    AvariceBespoke Senior member

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    If you're talking about the ones everyone in Italy is wearing right now and constantly depicted on the Sartorialist, go to Belgian Shoes on 55th, off Park.

    scratch that - all the pairs I like will take "6 months to a year" to order lol

    why stop there? how about delivery in 2015 while we are at it.. ?

    who would order RTW shoes and wait a year? seems silly
     


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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    scratch that - all the pairs I like will take "6 months to a year" to order lol

    why stop there? how about delivery in 2015 while we are at it.. ?

    who would order RTW shoes and wait a year? seems silly


    I know somebody who has been waiting 6 years for bespoke shoes.
     


  9. AvariceBespoke

    AvariceBespoke Senior member

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    I know somebody who has been waiting 6 years for bespoke shoes.

    lol

    i remember i commissed a coat in 1986... the guy is still working on it. he's told me, "you can't rush art" [​IMG]
     


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    teddieriley Senior member

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    lol

    i remember i commissed a coat in 1986... the guy is still working on it. he's told me, "you can't rush art" [​IMG]


    How old are you? I thought you were in your mid-20s/early 30s. What are you doing ordering bespoke coats at age 10 and still expecting it to fit now.
     


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    JamesX Senior member

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    lol

    i remember i commissed a coat in 1986... the guy is still working on it. he's told me, "you can't rush art" [​IMG]


    Wow! Even the Sistine Chapel Ceiling only took 4 years!
     


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    Sanguis Mortuum Senior member

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    lol

    i remember i commissed a coat in 1986... the guy is still working on it. he's told me, "you can't rush art" [​IMG]


    Didn't know Darren Beaman was around back then...
     


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    scratch that - all the pairs I like will take "6 months to a year" to order lol

    why stop there? how about delivery in 2015 while we are at it.. ?

    who would order RTW shoes and wait a year? seems silly


    This thread reminds me that I need to call Belgian shoes to see if Margery is still working, She is a sweetheart and has always handpicked my shoes to make sure the bows are centered properly.
    I have worn Belgians for thirty years. Growing up in Grosse Pointe Farms they were much in evidence. i remember seeing the scion of one of the richest families in America wearing them with a bespoke suit to a church service I have always liked them at least in part for the subtle subversive air they give off.
     


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    scratch that - all the pairs I like will take "6 months to a year" to order lol

    why stop there? how about delivery in 2015 while we are at it.. ?

    who would order RTW shoes and wait a year? seems silly

    Given that your SF member name includes the word bespoke ... your lack of patience surprises me.
     


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